Some Heroes of Travel: Or, Chapters from the History of Geographical Discovery & Enterprise ...

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Soc. for pro. Christian Knowledge, 1880 - 408 pages
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Page 19 - IN Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure-dome decree: Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea. So twice five miles of fertile ground With walls and towers were girdled round : And there were gardens bright with sinuous rills, Where blossomed many an incense-bearing tree; And here were forests ancient as the hills, Enfolding sunny spots of greenery.
Page 375 - The Carved Cartoon," &c. With Three full-page Woodcuts. Crown Svo Clothboards i 6 A STORY OF THE SCHOOLROOM.
Page 373 - Moorland," &c. With Three full-page Illustrations on toned paper. Crown 8vo.... Cloth boards i 6 BRAG AND HOLDFAST. By EADGYTH, author of " The Snow Fort,
Page 376 - FIGHT. Being a narrative of the many Trials of Master William Lee, Inventor. By the Rev. EN HOARE, author of " Two Voyages," &c. With Three full-page Woodcuts. Crown 8vo Cloth boards ao A DREAM OF RUBENS. By AUSTIN CLARE, author of "The Carved Cartoon,
Page 374 - History. By ULICK R. BURKE, MA With Two full-page Illustrations on toned paper. Crown 8vo Cloth boards 2 o HEROES OF THE ARCTIC AND THEIR ADVENTURES. By FREDERICK WHYMPER, Esq., author of " Travels in Alaska,
Page 19 - Lord, you know," the enchanter will say, " that this god, when he gets no offerings, always sends bad weather and spoils our seasons. So we pray you to give us such and such a number of black-faced sheep," naming whatever number they please. " And we beg also, good my lord, that we may have such a quantity of incense, and such a quantity of lignaloes, and" — so much of this, so much of that, and so much of t'other...
Page 375 - Sunshine," &c. With Three full-page Illustrations on toned paper. Crown 8vo. Cloth bds. 2 6 NED GARTH ; OR, MADE PRISONER IN AFRICA. A Tale of the Slave Trade. By WHG KINGSTON, author of "Owen Hartley," " Two Shipmates,
Page 30 - ... uttered all that gets on his legs again. So they fetch the sheep of the colour prescribed, and slaughter them, and sprinkle the blood over such places as have been enjoined, in honour and propitiation of the spirit. And the conjurors come, and the ladies, in the number that was ordered, and when all are assembled and everything is ready, they begin to dance and play and sing in honour of the spirit. And they take flesh-broth, and drink, and lign-aloes, and a great number of lights, and go about...
Page 375 - Seeligsberg," &c. With Three full-page Illustrations on toned paper. Crown 8vo Cloth boards I 6 OUR VALLEY. By the author of "The Children of Seeligsberg,
Page 19 - And this is done on the injunction of the Idolaters and Idol-priests, who say that it is an excellent thing to sprinkle that milk on the ground every 28th of August, so that the Earth and the Air and the False Gods shall have their share of it, and the Spirits likewise that inhabit the Air and the Earth. And thus those beings will protect and bless the Kaan and his children and his wives and his folk and his gear, and his cattle and his horses, his corn and all that is his.

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